The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the world's developing countries.

Category: Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

The Prince Albert II Foundation calls for project proposals on forest conservation through the action of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities. The foundation seeks to support conservation of forest ecosystems through the action of indigenous peoples and local communities in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia, and Pacific islands. Projects should focus on the conservation of high ecological value areas and follow a holistic approach to preserve all elements that make up these natural ecosystems and the biodiversity they contain; fauna, flora, soil, air, human beings. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Pre-applications will be accepted until 30 June 2022. More here

The Prince Albert II Foundation accepts applications to strengthen Arctic and Antarctic marine protected areas. The Foundation seeks to better understand climate-induced changes and how these changes affect the global social, economic and environmental systems and double the efforts to protect these fragile ecosystems. Project proposals must focus on the Arctic and Antarctic marine region. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Applications have to be submitted by 30 June 2022. Link

The Prince Albert II Foundation calls for projects on the implementation of nature-based solutions that promote coastal resilience to climate change and biodiversity loss. Priority geographic areas under this call are the Mediterranean region, Polar regions, and Least Developed Countries. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Pre-applications are due 30 June 2022. Details

The Neotropical Birding and Conservation (formerly Neotropical Bird Club) offers small and medium-sized research grants for conservation work, or for research which may be of conservation benefit. Awards of US$1,500 and US$3,000 are for projects carried out by nationals and/or residents of countries in the Neotropics (i.e. the Caribbean, Central America, and South America). The Juan Mazar Barnett award (up to US$5,000) is to encourage early-career neotropical bird conservationists and researchers. Application guidelines are available in English and Spanish. The next deadline for applications is 01 July 2022 and 01 January 2023. Neotropical Birding and Conservation

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) and the Soil Biodiversity Observation Network (SoilBON) seek to increase the amount of data on soil biodiversity worldwide, enabling researchers to address vital ecological questions. For that purpose, GBIF and SoilBON accept calls for proposals for projects that can mobilize open data on soil biodiversity. The call will support between five to seven projects with up to US$5 thousand per project. The deadline for SoilBON to receive proposals is 10 July 2022. Call on Soil Biodiversity

L’Oréal seeks innovators who can provide plastic free biomaterial solutions that enable plastic free packaging. The Beyond Plastic Challenge is open to established companies, startups, universities and technical centers or laboratories. Finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their proposition in front of experts. Candidates will need to register themselves by 18 July 2022. Link to registration

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) invites expressions of interest from organizations interested in serving as the regional implementation team for the Tropical Andes Biodiversity Hotspot (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru). Organizations that submit an expression of interest will be invited to submit full proposals. The deadline for expressions of interest (English, Spanish) is 19 July 2022. Implementation Team Tropical Andes

The JRS Biodiversity Foundation aims to increase the access to and the use of information for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa. The current call for proposals requests multi-year projects focused on biodiversity data, knowledge, and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity in Eastern and Southern Africa. Preference is for projects that can grow to larger scale, or that can be transferred across geographic regions or across organizational and institutional contexts. Each multi-year grant will range from about US$50 thousand to about US$250 thousand. The application deadline is 31 July 2022. Know more

The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) aims to build the capacity of young scientists in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region. Young researchers (under 40 years old) can submit fieldwork based projects in the areas of biology; biodiversity; wildlife and restoration of ecosystems; and relationships between nature and humans. The maximum grant size is 1.5 million Japanese yen per project. Application deadlines are twice a year: 31 July 2022 and 31 January 2023. Find out more

The Bio-Bridge Initiative (BBI) provides seed funding of up to C$20 thousand to incubate projects and partnerships that promote exemplary approaches to address biodiversity-related issues and challenges. Governmental agencies, research and academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous Peoples and local communities in developing countries are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 01 March 2022. Link to Bio-Bridge Initiative